It’s never been easier to maintain clean and fresh spa water.
No one likes it when their spa water becomes dirty and starts emitting bad odor. It is however natural that if you regularly use the hot tub or spa, that is will become dirty. You can’t stop the dirt and microorganisms from collecting in the water.
Nonetheless, just like you clean every other place or thing in your home; it is also important that you clean the spa or the hot tub. You can experience a relaxing soak only if the water inside the spa is clean. For the water to remain free of bacteria, fungi and dust, there are a few things that you ought to do. These are mentioned as follows:
1. Keep the filters Clean:
One of the most essential things that you need to keep the water clean is see to it that the filters that have been installed inside the hot tub or spa are always clean. You will be required to clean the filters every twice a month. Apart from the soap water cleaning that you give the filter every twice a month, sometimes, you will have to give a simple rinse to the filters.
2. Check the Bather Load:
The more the people taking bath inside the tub the more the debris inside the tub. This debris comprises human flesh and other organic waste. Using spa boss chemicals aids in reducing the amount of such waste that accumulated on the surface of the water.
3. Water Balance:
There are a number of hot tub chemicals available that help in completely cleaning the spa water off the accumulated waste. However, it is not just about keeping the dust and microorganisms in control but also about keeping the water balance in check. Apart from adding sanitizers to the water inside the spa, you will also have to add the requisite proportions of pH balancers regularly.
4. Drainage and Refilling:
Apart from cleaning your spa water regularly, you must also take care that water that has been sitting over a week or two inside the spa is drained. Fill new and clean water inside the spa.
These are some of the ways that can keep your spa water absolutely free of microorganisms and dust that is harmful for your skin and health.
Editors Note: Content was originally created in May, 2014 and has been updated as of October, 2016 to reflect current and updated chemical and spa maintenance information.